Daybreak for February 9, 2024

  • Friday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Alto; Eighth Century hermit and missionary of Irish or Anglo-Saxon descent, who lived in a simple hut in the wild lands of Germany; King Pepin gave him a parcel of land on which Alto built an abbey; the monastery was ravaged by the Huns, but was restored in 1000 as a Benedictine house; it was taken over by the Brigittines in the Fifteenth Century; Also died in 760
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/9/24
  • Gospel: Mark 7:31-37
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